Lesson 7: Blacksmithing Guide | How to Make a Twisted Steel Handle Part II
After part 1 of this lesson, you’re now well on your way to wrapping up the how to make a twisted metal handle!! In this part of the lesson, you’ll hear from our expert Armondo, how to go onto the next step in creating the twisted metal handle. He takes the metal and flattens out one side and then he is careful to make sure that the opposing end also is flat and that the two are even. How bad would that be if you went to go mount this thing on a flat surface, only to realize it wasn’t level?? Well he has a technique that he’ll share with you to make sure that never happens. In this blacksmithing guide, you’ll learn so much about steel, bending steel, heating steel and hammering steel. In part 2 of this lesson, our expert will show you how to even out your hammer hits and so much more. Check it out!
In this video:
- How to create a matching diamond shape head.
- Keeping the two mounting spots level.
- Prep for twisting.
- The beginning stage of a twisted handle.
- Techniques for hammering.
- More tips on using the anvil.
- And much more.